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WHUT
Aug 4, 2009 6:30pm EDT
later, what kind of policing do you call this? a new human rights report says too many of india's place are abusive and failing at their job. a hollywood actress takes send moo on the road. >> cinema is for everybody and everywhere. we are knowing how few opportunities there are for people to realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist state with nuclear ambitions which has been playing fast and loose with the rest of the world. today they have been playing host to bill clinton, the most senior visitor in a decade. he met north korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a pardon for the journalists arrested. we have this report from washington. >> bill clinton arrived in north korea in an unmarked jet. he carried with him the hopes of american diplomacy in a very dangerous corner of the world. mr. clinton met kim jong-il, north korea's mysterious leader. it is an extraordinary noment. there hasn't been a visit to pyongyang by such a high profile american in years. >> this obviously is a very sensitive topic. we will hope to provide some more detail at a later poin
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
him about 18 days to make the passage from lasa to india, and during that time, president eisenhower received radio reports from the c.i.a. director, every other day. charting the progress of the tibetans, the c.i.a. had managed to train and put in place some agents, who could accompany the dalai lama on a very hazardous journey through the mountains, and eisenhower was in almost realtime getting information about what was happening. thanks to geshae. geshae was brought down to washington to a safe house in georgetown to translate the radio reports coming out of tibet about the dalai lama and his movement. once he was safely out, a full fledged guerrilla operation began. i think the tibetan national uprising in which some 85,000 tibetans lost their lives, was probably the high watermark of that resistance. many of the weapons that had been flown into tibet and parachuted down to the himalayas came as a result of the american support operation. the dalai lama himself never personally sanctioned this violence. in fact, he was very dubious and for a long time, the united states is the c
WHUT
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
countries - brazil, russia and india. the bric four was actually once expected to reshape the global economy. but in today's extraordinary climate, that seems like wishful thinking in better times. this is the growth expected from china; while in neighbouring india, the economic fundamentals are also strong. but brazil has stumbled with no clear growth expected until 2010; and as for russia - over reliant on high commodity prices it now risks the spectre of high inflation and high unemployment. and the bric fault lines don't only concern numbers. for its members are fierce competitors and serious mistrust abounds - which is a barrier to enhancing trade and economic cooperation. >>zweig: well the chinese don't trust the indians at all. the indians don't trust the chinese. the 1962 border war seared, forever seared, the brains of indian policy makers. brazilian businessmen complain, over the last couple of years that china came - hu jintao the leader of china visited - promised all kinds of money, left - and then everybody said, where's the money? >>reporter: it's one of those strange historic
WHUT
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
looking at 8% this year. >> this year. so maybe up to 9, maybe -- >> well,. >> and india is doing the same, do you think or is that -- >> i don't know. mi far less familiar with what is going on. but i think having had the election in india which the first time has given them a pretty strong mandate in the government, i think they will be able to move ahead much more easily than in the past where there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of things. so i think india has the ability now to get into much stronger position than it was in beforehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economic recovery. and perhaps brazil coming in and then the united states and they see europe lagging. >> well, i would agree with you about this. china, india, brazil. i think they are already showing it. they are already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i how things are going. but you still see both in the united states and in europe news of job layoffs and although the financial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way,
PBS
Aug 5, 2009 5:30pm EDT
has new confirmed more than 1,000 deaths from h1n1 swine flu worldwide. on monday india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl in the city of puna. that caused pan ig among people cuing -- que -- queuing outside the hospital. and a man who killed four people including himself ate women's exercise class in pennsylvania spoke about crimes on his web site. and a patient at an addiction center in india -- in china has been beaten to death by his counselors. >>> a former military commander has told the bbc palestinian children are routinely mistreated while in custody. >> many palestinian children throw stones at some time or another, many to vent frustration alt the occupation of their homes on the west bank. the targets? israeli soldiers. israeli soldiers have come right to the barrier now to throw their gas cannisters. people all around us have just disappeared, run away from the spoke smoke. over there you can see the palestinian children are continuing to throw stones. when stones are thrown, a military raid often follows. usually late at night as you see in this footage we obtaine
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. the other was that the main landmark, the gateway to india. more than 50 were killed, nearly 180 wounded. last week, a special court connected -- convicted three individuals of plotting bombings. outside court, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say. >> this decision is very important and will give us [inaudible] illegal activity, taking the lives of the innocent. >> today, the judge handed out the death penalty. all three pled not guilty, and are expected to appeal the sentence. they're trying to place under high security and a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned and an act of extreme brutality. all three deserve the hearts sentence, they say. the bombings were said to be retaliation for anti-muslim riots in 2002. all three are said to be members of a band pakistani militant group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai attacks, which led to increased tension between india and pakistan. >> just a footnote, pakistan has asked the international police agency interpol to issue a global alert for 13 suspects
PBS
Aug 10, 2009 12:00am EDT
swine flu worldwide. this week, india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl. the announcement led to panic and scuffle. a new trial started in moscow over the killing of the investigative journalist, a staunch critic of the kremlin. the retrial was necessary after an overturned acquittal of the three men accused of involvement in the killing. huge crowds turned out in the philippines as they paid their last respects to be former president. she led the power up writing in 1986. an indian court sentenced two men and women to death for their part in the mumbai bombings of 2003 which killed 52 and injured hundreds. investigators said that all three had links to a pakistan- based terrorist group. more details from delhi. >> the attack in 2003 was devastating. bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hours, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second of the mainland parks, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed, and nearly 118 wounded. last week, courts convicted the three suspects of planting
WHUT
Aug 6, 2009 6:30pm EDT
's main landmark, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed and nearly 180 were wounded. last week, a special court convicted two men and a woman of planting the bombs. outside, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say. >> this decision is very important and it will send a strong signal to anyone who wants to engage in this kind of illegal activity costing the lives of the innocent population. >> a judge handed them the death penalty. all three have pleaded not guilty and are expected to appeal against the sentence. their trial took place in high security and under a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned arab -- and or an act of extreme brutality. all three deserve the harsh sentence, they said. the bombings were said to be in retaliation of anti-muslim riots in 2002. all three are said to be members of a pakistani militants group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai attacks, which has increased friction between india and pakistan. >> just a footnote there, pakistan issued a global alert for 13 s
WHUT
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
. schools and colleges have closed for a week in india posit commercial capital mumbai to contain the spread of swine flu. officials say centimos will also shut. mumbai -- the worst affected in india where 11 of the country's 15 swine flu deaths occurred. a leading member of khmer rouge there ruled cambodia in the 1970's asked for harshest punishment at his trial for war crimes of murder. he tells the united nations- backed tribunal that he accepted responsibility for the sorrow and suffering of the 1 million cambodian people who lost husbands and wives. militants in northern afghanistan attacked a government building, killing a district police chief and at least one of his offices. the assault happened in the province where violence has increased in recent months. reports say the attackers struck before dawn with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. starting a long gun battle. erin is here, so it is that time. we can look ahead to your business report. there are figures coming out -- a statement coming out of the fed in new york. >> the interest rate decision. but all expectations is i
WETA
Aug 11, 2009 1:00am EDT
,. >> and indias doing the same, do youhink or is that -- >> ion't know. mi far les familiar with what is going on but i think havi had the election inndiahich the first time has giv them a pretty strg mandate in the governmenti think they will be able to move ahe much me easily than in the past wre there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of thing so i think india hashe ability noto get into much stronger position than it was in befehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economicecovery. and perhaps brazil coming i and then the united states and they see eure lagging. >> well, i wouldgree with yoabout this. ina, india, bzil. i thi they are already showing it. they a already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i h things are ing. but you still see bo in the united stas and europe news of j layoffs andlthough theinancial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way, the realconomy, one hopes against hope that things a going to look better. but you still kee reading about job layoffs. and until that allyurns,
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
's left hundreds dead. >>> plus, anger boiling over in india right now at the way one of the country's biggest stars was treated by u.s. immigration officials we're learning new details right now of the incident that's grown to a real international controversy. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's commander for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> he's been focusing like a laser beam on health care reform, but for a brief time today, president obama put america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk preside
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of the europeans and particularly in conquered india, as the prime concern. we can easily think of m blocks today. hits observation in fact is one of the few solid and enduring principles of international and domestic affairs. well to keep in mind. at the food crisis is a case in point. it erupted first and most dramatically in haiti in the early 2008, and like bangladesh, haiti is a symbol of the utter misery. like bangladesh, when the european explorers arrived, they said they were stunned because it was so remarkably rich in resources. later it became the source of much of france's wealth. i am not going to run through this sordid history but the current food crisis traces back directly to woodrow wilson's invasion of haiti, which was murderous and brutal and destructive. among wilson's many crimes was to dissolve the haitian parliament at gunpoint, because if refused to pass what was called progressive legislation which would allow u.s. businesses to take over haitian lance. wilson marines then ran a free election in which the legislation was passed by 99.9% of the vote. that is of the 5% of
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:30am EDT
into the g8 and then you go to g9 and india and brazil will say what about us? so maybe you need a g11. >> i didn't hear russia in there. >> russia's already in the g8. you read it. >> china clearly is on at sent, particularly -- on the assent, particularly on economics. they are spreading their tentacles now into central and south america, reinvigorating relationships with chavez and the castro brothers in cuba. they are also reaching deep into africa and the middle east. so we've got to watch them strategically as well as economically. >> so exit question, is it obsolete or not, the g8? >> no, it's not but it will have to be slowly enlarged to include india and probably brazil. >> i'm not advocating a g2. i'm just saying china and the u.s. have to be partners in a lot of areas. >> i agree. >> the vice president of the united states is encouraging the china/u.s. relationship. she deserves a lot of credit. >> new york the secretary of state. >> excuse me, the secretary of state. >> right. >> there's been renewed interest in asia since barack obama came to power. hillary clinton's been to sou
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of different respects and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candidate to hav
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:30am EDT
. on his visit to india in 2006, david cameron said he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also leading member of the commonwealth, an organization which has been neglected and undervalued under the labour government in britain. in last year's strategy documents, the only mention of the commonwealth was in the title. it is extraordinary -- it is the unique network of 53 country spanning five continents with 35 of the world's population -- 3 favre% of the world's population. -- 35% of the world's population. a good example of how it could be used is to encourage to take a leading role in addressing state failure, like coordinating a future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. if the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where rican recreate historic connections on a new, modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many of the countries of the middle east and gulf, not o
FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
are the jobs? so the president has gone to india to tell people -- indiana to tell people that they are one of the states that will be getting quite a bit of the stimulus monday, that there will çbe incentives available for te building of batteries and battery-powered cars. that is what he is there to say. that part of the country is suffering heavily. unemployment in the area is near 20%, just about double the rest of the country. as we prepare for his remarks, let us go to our white house correspondent. mike emanuel, what else do we expect to hear from the president? >> president obama is bringing great news to the country -- company. they will begin a $39 million grant work on manufacturing electric trucks. that means when the company is fully manufacturing them, it will be able to create more jobs in the area. the company manufactures rv's. obviously, that industry took a huge hit when gasoline prices shot up, and the recession hit hard. the company had to let go a lot of people, manufacturers went out of business, and then navistar came in, but the area is still suffering from unempl
PBS
Aug 12, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. schools and colleges have closed for a week in india as the spread of h1n1 swine flu is tried to be contained. mumbai has seen 11 of the country's 15 deaths from swine flu. >> the australian government is funding a cull of feral camels. there are at least 1 million that are damages vegetation and infrastructure. welfare groups favor instead to make them infer tile. >> how does a ship disappear near one of the busiest shipping lane in the world? the search is on for a cargo vessel last seen off the coast of france and now missing for two weeks. it may have been taken over by pirates, something unheard of in european waters. >> how can a 4,000 to know cargo ship pass through the english channel two weeks ago, and then simply disappear off the face of the earth? the coast guard received a call from the arctic sea on july 28. what they didn't know is that shed earlier been attacked and boarded in swede issue waters by gunman pretending to be swede issue police. july 23, it set off with a cargo of timber. the next day, it was boarded. the crew tied up, and the ship continued. on ju
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
, whether that's new or not, india or pakistan possess nuclear weapons. >> right. >> and as it stands, those are just accepted responsible nations, so-called responsible nations. and then we saw pakistan and india go to war just a few years ago. threatening each other and they were told not to. is it a wise policy now to allow iran, knowing that -- >> to allow -- >> allow iran or to allow po persist or to go ahead with the nuclear armament? knowing that iraq and iran fought each other with the chemical weapons and how iran is threatening other countries in the middle east? and the religious fundamentalists are threatening each other. and now they're trying to contain that but from what i get from yours, it's all a superpower ideology, of course, that is true during the cold war. >> so let me try and answer your question about iranian -- the iranian effort to acquire nuclear weapons assuming that is what they are trying to do. i think we have to look at this in terms of two issues. one is the issue of nuclear proliferation generally and this relates to the faithlessness of the existing nuclea
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 9:30pm EDT
visit to india in 2006, david cameron said that he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also a leading member of the commonwealth, which has been valued on to the labour -- which as been devalued in the labour gouvernment. it is extraordinary diversity offers some straight, a unique network of 53 countries spanning five continents with 30% of the world's population. we believe the commonwealth is a tool to be picked up and used more often, to help dialogue and conflict prevention, taking a leading role in addressing state failure by coordinating up future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. get the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where we can recreate historic connections on a new modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many countries of the middle east in the gulf. not only diplomatically, but in matters of culture, education, commerce, and security. thi
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
type that india is looking to purchase. >> reporter: and the same type that now functioned last year, killing 20 people onboard. eric wortham works for the naval institute and wrote a book on the world's combat ships. he said by sending subs to the east coast. >> they're showing our submar e submarines are still viable, our ships are powerful. and this is why you can still view russian weapons as something you can purchase. >> reporter: russian subs haven't been this close to the u.s. coast in over ten years. >> there's abeffon effort to pr force around the world. >> i tell you no one is alarmed by it because nobody is. >> reporter: this is about making money, not war. india used to buy planes from russia but inked a $2 billion for the seller of this aircraft, the seller, american company, boeing. >> russia is concerned that foreign customers are not looking to them anymore as a leader in the export market. >> these subs are in international rat waters and paf regular control. india is releasing two of the subs with the option to buy. joe, kiran. >> chris lawrence, thank you so much
CNBC
Aug 20, 2009 4:00pm EDT
countries, brazil, india, russiaa, china. russia is still one of the ones you want to be invested? i recognize as oil goes higher it's positive but russia was sort of the outlier there for a little while. >> i'd say we're most focused, you know, at morgan stanley investment management we have an investment emerging markets portfolio manager rushi sharma. i agree with him. we very much like the india story. i'm probably a little more positive on brazil. but we want to stay in the big liquid countries. and we also have a positive bias toward some of the smaller countries where we're seeing catch-up, things like turkey. but there's a lot of interesting things going on in the u.s. versus global. take china versus the u.s. right now. china's financials are trading at almost three times book. the u.s. financials are trading at one times book. and in the near term i think the chinese banks will continue to do well, but ultimately they're going to participate price the way u.s. banks did from excessive lending along the way. there's going to be opportunity we do long, we do long short, and t
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 12:00am EDT
formula. >> sean, let me add something on this. this is, you know, in china and india, and brazil, they're building water infrastructure projects. in california, not only are we not building projects here, we are taking the projects we have and they are shut off they are starving this valley of water. >> we would like to have the same consideration that they have for the plants they're building in iraq. for crying out loud they are getting water projects. here in this valley, look we have no other recourse. we want to thank you a lot, sean. nobody has pointed their eye on this problem. to us there is a lot -- we understand that the president has serious problems with health care and all these things. to us this is our livelihood. >> all you got to do is turn the pumps on. [cheers] sean: i don't know if anybody can hear me out there, you guys. i want to say this to the crowd. the people in this area need jobs. they need their farms. they need the water for their farms the federal government, where is barack obama, where is nancy pelosi, where is harry reid. turn the water on and let the
FOX
Aug 2, 2009 4:00am EDT
the head honcho in the grain market. we mentioned before. we talked about brick countries, brazil, india, china. they're pulling on the demand side of things. brazil and russia are trying to push forward on the supply side. again, i think the u.s. is still relatively unchallenged. we've seen brazil pickup on the beans to make u.s. and brazil even up. by corn, u.s. is far and -- >> do you have a dollar if i go ?iewr. >> absolutely. we recognize when the dollar made its top, commodities made its bottom. when the commodities make the top, -- china still the price driver still continues to stockpile. i look at it instead of being the four bricks, i look at the brax, brazil, russia, australia, canada, china, commodity countries. that's where the emerging marketing -- markets are foe cushion. that's where the world investors is -- investor is going. >> thank you trevan vr -- thank you very much for being here. we'll be back with more "u.s. farm report" in a moment. >>> trying to locate new or used equipment? my machinery.com has the largest listing of classifieds anywhere on the web. whatever
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
're also positioned around the world in india, china, mexico, et cetera, very well. so i like our balance, i like our hand, erin if i think this quarter was a good step in the right correction. >> all right. mark haines is looking forward to many years. >> it will be fun, mark. erin, good to talk to you again. >> good to see you, john. >> made me sound like a terrier who won't let go of the bone. >> it's your job, mark. it's a compliment. >>> up next, the faber report, starring the man named as the sexiest business reporter. >> oh, yes. >> by "business insider." david pouring overcome cast and directv results. >> and later, your cnbc edge, hang tight through the correction, there will be a rally on the other side of the rainbow. ♪ ♪ (tucci) count on the nation's fastest 3g network. at&t announcer: some people buy a car based on the deal they get. - others buy the car of their dreams. - ( beeps ) during the lexus golden opportunity sales event, you can do both. it's an opportunity today. it's a lexus forever. special lease offers now available on the 2009 es 350. >>> you're watching cn
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2009 5:00pm EDT
considering countries in the region like pakistan or india or russia or china? >> the commander -- this is a commander's review of his area of responsibility, which is limited to afghanistan. that is what this assessment is on. it is an assessment of the situation on the ground as general mcchrystal and his team see it. >> we're looking at additional more troops -- >> i am laughing at the hammering and drilling. >> president karzai was saying they might need additional resources. >> if it is determined by the commander that he needs additional resources to complete his mission, that request will be made to the normal chain of command. it will go up through cencom, be validated along the way, and the secretary will make a determination whether or not he recommends to the president additional troops. . . . ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ >> is a secretary in touch with countries like india for additional resources? >> i don't know of any communication with india. if he is satisfied with the progress, and i don't think anybody is satisfied with progress, i think wh
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, one hears that the russians have been selling more advanced weapons to india, they have also sold some advanced weapons to malaysia and i understand indonesia. they have, obviously, a deep oblem with japan because of the northern territories, but nevertheless, if the rusans were to see their relationship with china as in some respects inhibited, aren't the assets avaible to the russians to, if you like, increase their livery somewhat? >> well, the russians have been trying to exercise those. they understand that, and so, for example, the arms relationship was always something that implicitly if the tensions became worse, the russians could do what the united states did after tiananmen which was cut that off. but now the chise can develop a lot of this stuff indigenously, so that leverages decline. the oil and gas we discussed, it's something that russia's been trying to use to, say, threaten or not threaten but really just bargain off china and japan and other countries to get them to pay higher prices, and the chinese for a while, you know, pretty much stood on their terms. now the ru
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CNBC
Aug 26, 2009 4:00pm EDT
profits from india's tata steel looking to soar on reports of higher prices and improving demand. tune in to cnbc world to catch all the action overseas. at cnbc's asia headquarters i'm adam bakhtiar going global with your money. >>> well, high-yield bond funds have had a good month so far. 30-plus percent year returns attracting almost $15 billion in assets. has the rally begun to run too far too fast? joined by jim keegan of the ridgeworth immediate bond fund and brendan white of the touchstone high yield bond fund. gentlemen, good to have you on the program. what's your thoughts, jim? >> at this point, maria, all risky assets have run very far very fast in a short period of time and our view right now is the economy is experiencing what we consider to be transitory growth and it's all about the consumer. the consumer is the lynchpin to the u.s. economy and the global economy and we just see that there's a secular change going on in consumer spending behavior driven by four factors -- less consumption, higher savings, less leverage, more regulation, and higher taxes. >> so what do yo
CNBC
Aug 11, 2009 3:00pm EDT
, russia, india and china, the so-called brix don't have a lot in common. the russian economy shrank 11% last quarter, an the largest contraction on record. plummeting commodity prices among the reasons and the government's failure to approve a stimulus package. car sales have been hit particularly hard down 50% in the first seven months of this year. the largest general motors dealership in moscow. compare russia with its neighbor china. massive $586 billion stimulus plan has so far been successful in part due to reliance coupons for direct purchases of things like cars and washing machines. from april to june, the economy grew at a reported 8%, goldman sachs predicts that growth will top 9% for the year. a lot of people are skeptical of it. stuck certainly have great questions about the magnitude. the real question is, should there be a new brick -- a new i, indonesia has as morgan stanley has proposed. thanks for watching. coming in on the closing bell. >> the treasury saw stronger than average demand in its say of $37 billion in three-year notes, part of the record sale of debt this
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 1:00am EDT
.s. what he went through sparked massive protest in india. fans taking to the street outraged at america. what this is all about coming up. >>> having trouble parallel parking. wait until you see what this kid can do. lower your bad cholesterol but your good cholesterol and triglycerides are still out of line? then you may not be seeing the whole picture. ask your doctor about trilipix. statin to lower bad cholesterol, along with diet, adding trilipix can lower fatty triglycerides and raise good cholesterol to help improve all three cholesterol numbers. trilipix has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or stroke more than a statin alone. trilipix is not for everyone, including people with liver, gallbladder, or severe kidney disease, or nursing women. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. blood tests are needed before and during treatment to check for liver problems. contact your doctor if you develop unexplained muscle pain or weakness, as this can be a sign of a rare but serious side effect. this risk may be increased when
CNBC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
coming out of china, out of india, some domestic growth but it will be a slow growth. i don't think there will be no growth but slow growth. there is a risk we turn down later in the year. a lot of -- >> later this year? >> well, i would say into 2010. but you guys and i agree are great fans to warren buffett. he's noted for saying, you know, forecasting the future, tell you more about the forecast than they tell you about the future. once you get beyond the 12-month rice, you're talking politics s rather than economics. it will be highly unusual after fiscal stimulation in the monetary stimulation, injected in the economy didn't have the intended effect. >> over the weekend barron's said you would almost prefer a return that's tepid, because as long as the economy is subpar, less politicians are, they can't force through legislation, you go along with that or would you rather have a booming recovery? >> no. steady as she goes. >> really? >> give opportunity for the excesses to unwind. same thing for the stock market. our target at the beginning of the year, my vice chairman, a grea
CNBC
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
's happening in china and india. >> yeah. see, here's the problem. i can't pull into the gas station and say, oh, that's above the fair market value. i'm only going to give you $1.95 a gallon. how much of this -- you said it was speculative. is it still liquidity -- a liquidity driven phenomenon? there's a lot of liquidity going into the market. >> you can't do a thing about it right now. obviously there's a lot of money on the sidelines that look for asset based investments right now. oil is becoming an investment right now so many different individuals. the fact that we're trades in the $70s and oil is nearly spilling on the ground in the united states, the consumers are so down and out right now. the fact that we are trading above fair value that will be rectified here very soon. >> conceivably, we could really -- oil prices could really crater? >> we think that we have the supply is nearly at an all-time highs right now. opec has -- >> we should be, what, $30? >> we should be probably around $50 to $55. we do have china and india. their economies are doing well. the u.s. is still by far
CNN
Aug 5, 2009 4:00pm EDT
off for potential buyers. >> this particular submarine are the same type that india is looking to purchase. >> reporter: and the same type that malfunctioned last year killing 20 people on board. eric wertheim wrote a book on the world's combat ships. he says, by sending subs to the east coast. >> they are showing our submarines are still viable. our ships are still powerful and this is why you can still view russian weapons as something you can purchase. >> reporter: russian subs haven't been this close to the u.s. coast in over ten years. >> there is an effort to project force around the world. >> the pentagon says there is no threat. >> reporter: perhaps this move is about making money, not war. for example, india used to buy patrol planes from russia. just inked a $2 billion version for this aircraft. the seller, american company, boeing. >> russia is understandably concerned that foreign customers are not looking to them anymore as a leader in the export market for weapons. >> reporter: a russian general says that these sub s are sailig in international waters. the pentago
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
a contract, making sure the performance is primary and that the elements india work the plan are followed. >> thank you. i appreciate your sticking around until we got to this panel to hear from you and respond to our questions. there are probably colleagues that will want to submit questions for the record. if you could have you responses back within two weeks after you received our questions, we would appreciate that very much. i was reflecting on what we have heard from this panel and what we have heard from our first panel. i always think about what the take the weight should be for us. -- i always think about what they take away should be for us. it is important to clearly outlined the objectives of an agency. they should know that and be able to clearly outlined their objectives and what they need from a contractor. i think mr. assad talked about measuring outcomes and not process. that is a theme that several of you touched upon. i think that one of you talked about cost-benefit analysis, using clear and measurable criteria as an important point. we need clear guidelines from omb.
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 12:00pm EDT
in south asia and has testified several times before congress on issues related to india, pakistan, afghanistan, and the u.s. image abroad. she cochaired the working group and independent bipartisan working gup made up of a handful of us-based experts that published report in september 2008 and titled u.s. and pakistan, the next chapter. before joining heritage, she was a professional staff there at a senate foreign relations committee where she had a south asian portfolio for the committee chairman senator richard lugar. from 2001 to 2003, she served as the senior adviser in the state department of south asia bureau where she advised the assistant secretary on india, pakistan relations. in the late 1990s, she served with the central intelligence agency as a political analyst on sout asia. she also served as political officer to the u.s. embassies in islamabad and new delhi in the earlier 1990s. where she meritorious honor award from the state department, as well as honors from the cia for her analytical work on indo pakistani relations. most recently, she visited afghanistan in la
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 1:00pm EDT
as a senior adviser in the state department of south asia bureau where she buys them on india- pakistan relations. she served with the cia as a political analyst on south asia. she is also a political ambassador in the early 1990's. she earned honors from the cia for her analytical work on indo- pakistani relations. speaking just before her will be in someone who has studied afghanistan since the soviet invasion of 1979. his fourth book on afghanistan, "afghanistan the graveyard of empires" will be published next year. he has testified before with house and senate committees and is a frequent visitor to the region. most recently, he was in afghanistan most -- last december. he served as a talking head on cnn, tbs, fox news, and many other media outlets. his work on afghanistan was recognized by the soviet government which awarded him the titles of "musharraf also fire of history -- boucgouis faslifier of histort." aren't second speaker was the for moline project was the former analyst at the u.s. department of state. he's also a professor emeritus at the university of thillinois. before
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that these people have access in how the world is governed and what opportunities young people have been india, brazil and developmentally 30 years ago with more anbar but they know in the arab world they have slipped further and further behind. the desire to join the rest of the world as part of a global trend is a very powerful tool. >> thank you. other questions or comments? >> originally i am from somalia. the last two months i have had a glimmer of hope one of these was the center for training of human rights event of. we have just launched and i found an activist double feature from bahrain particularly. and women with the traditional attire and some of them went to the trainings but they point* out the difference but together [inaudible] one person from doha was not that much educated but taking a real issue in his country at one point* they said he should be removed from the meeting. so i am thinking that the possibility of the incite with some newspapers the other is the establishment is part of the commission for human rights. where independent people come together maybe this is the
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
%. they could go to india or china and have lower wages that have lower cost. what is going to keep them? [applause] >> you have raised two very important questions. on cap and trade, the house has passed a bill which i agree with you has a lot of problems. we have not gotten a bill in the senate. we understand the concerns to have race. we will take them up and see to it that we do not have the consequences of exporting jobs or imposing a great tax. raised the question of employee's choice. that bill is in the process of being negotiated. there will not be a time line which will be so fast that the people will not have an opportunity to understand what the issue is. you have to maintain a secret ballot, which you agree with. we are trying to work through arbitration. we're very high-minded the concern to have raised. no. 24. yes, sir? >> in 1997, i was diagnosed with a thyroid condition that put me in the hospital in a coma. i need to thank all the taxpayers for paying for four years of hospitalization for me because i did not have a plan by could afford at the time. i spent a lot of ti
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
mobile launchers on the landma landmass. and then of course we had i-india, just a few weeks ago india launched its first submarine that has a capability so they can launch missile. they're not as potent as russia and china and the united states, but nonetheless. this is a trend. and i think what we're thinking nuclear posture review and what it is, we would like to shape, the kind of nuclear relationship we would try to influence for the future, i don't think it is in our interest to advocate a posture where countries have nuclear weapons floating around in the oceans, hiding. there hard to verify. hard-to-find. they can sneak up on you, etc. etc. this is a bad posture it seems to me. we're trying to take the dynamic out of the plan, etc. so those are my angles to the submarine issue. but we're advocating phasing them out. and focusing our posture on a land-based posture. also where you have -- ever since the cold where what we have been doing is we have been pulling our nuclear weapons in. they used to be deployed all over the world. we have been pulling them back to the country and
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
composite gained 1.7%. on top of 4 1/2% the day before. india's bombay sensex up 1 1/2%. guy johnson, what's happening in europe? >> mark, we are trading higher. i just want to point out that it is on staggeringly like volume. nobody is out there. just take a look at the clips going through the european market are incredibly light at the moment. so when you look at what you're seeing here on the screen, you've got to bear that in mind. i kind of want to walk you around europe and talk about the stories we're watching. in london, justice blackburn ruled today that english courts do not have the jurisdiction to force creditors of lehman europe to accept the wind-up for them. that's highly significant because pwc, pushing through that wind-up order, now says that it could take a decade town wind the assets of lehman europe. bear that in mind when you come up this anniversary which we're rapidly approaching of the lehman collapse. let's go over to germany where all the talk is about what happens with gm europe, opel. talk is this board meeting taking place today with gm. the indications are th
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
to the afghan state. they see the regime as being overly friendly towards india, so they are sheltering these as an asset on behalf of pakistan. it will be difficult to be successful meaningfully in afghanistan as long as group like this network and the taliban continue to be harbored without interference on the pakistani side of the border. host: this morning this writer writes the article saying "american officials have grown increasingly disenchanted with karzai's leadership of the past five years. " guest: yes, it is certainly cause for concern. one of the things we realized this summer is that governments, the ability to govern, or degree to which is correct, or taking predatory actions -- this is a winner of this position. will not fall to the network or the taliban anytime soon, but we have been discharged and largely by the way, some of the behavior that thoughkarzai government has engaged -- that the karzai has engaged in of the last few years. the corruption. everywhere i went this past summer, every direction -- all over afghanistan, each identified government corruption. we
FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 11:00am EDT
, to countries like china and india and they market that. that obviously wasn't a very good marketing tool yesterday at that air show. the squadron leader of the sequoia 27 killed on impact to the ground. jane: to the city of chicago now where things have shut down. the city has shut down. we're not kidding here. jon: chicago is closed? jane: the budget cuts there have forced the city really to tell all nonessential workers stay home today, we're not going to pay you so don't show up. that means no garbage pickup, most of the city offices are closed, libraries won't open up. steve brown is essential to us. he's on the job. explain to me here who is furloughed. >> well, it's basically all public employees, minus those that work for the fire, police department, and emergency services. you hit a lot of the majors. garbage isn't going to be collected today, senior centers are close. medical and health clinics run by the city are not open. and city hall is shut down. it affects all of those folks. jane: i hate to say this but if you're looking to the future, chicago may not be alone in this. i
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 11:00pm EDT
as well as afghanistan, the issue of new beer proliferation, the dangers of four between india and pakistan the contagion o any type of taliban victory into central asia and into the gulf. the implications regionally and globally, should we have to walkway from afghanistan? that i catastrophic. the american public ha to be told and because that will be necessary fo us to sustain our efforts for the amount of time it will take but we are to have realistic expectaons about what we canccomplish but let's t foo ourselves into believing if bin laden were killed tomorrow, that we have the easy exit from afghanistan. >> usually if the awer is said to mo foreign troops, you have probably cost the ong question. th behng said, theurre administraon has no option except for increasinthe commitment. the trend lines are not going thright way and research needs to turn things aroun but we are seeing some progress in afghan security forces, but this is about afghan lives so we will the simp efforts and things ke the economy, a simple covenants the judiciary system and even religion because muc
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Aug 31, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in algeria and india. in algeria the russians and sold them 29 and had to take him back because they were defective and then they gave them to their own forces. [laughter] the next time you fly, and you have been aboard. [laughter] and indigent if you follow the indian discussion, i mean, this incredible story of the admiral is a fiasco of cosmic proportions and the russians are embarrassed. it turns out a lot of the 29 states sold also were defective in some respects or others and people in the indian government has en complaining several years now the russians are selling them junk. the rubber is going to meet the road when the iian government puts up 126th fighter planes. fighter planes are what made the russian defenseonnection to indy 500. if they lose the contract they are in a dangerous position economically. so, yes they are selling weapons to the southeast asians and they obviously want to diversify for an exposure for reaso obvious to everybody but the fact of the matter is russia cannot compete and it is their own fault as we discussed earlier. next question over here. >> secon
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Aug 6, 2009 8:00pm EDT
, the ambassador from india. ambassador shakar's here. [applause] >> and the vice chairman of the d.c. city council, councilman jack evans. and we have representatives from the embassies of poland, australia and russia r russia here as well. -- russia here as well. >> let me begin by introducing our special guest dr. romer. as many of you may no dr. rome is the chair of economic advisors. that position was established by the employment act of 1946 where it was decided that the president of the united states needed some independent objective, economic analysis and advice and from the time that the chair and the council was created in the late 1940's it has has some of the most ex-twinished economies in our country. ar author burns, paul mccraken, ben bernanke and air lan greenspan. dr. romer is certainly within that tradition. she is one of the best known economist in the country, one of the best macro economistists in the country. she served at berkly. and in that position became an expert on the depression, the history of the depression, and the consequences of the depression. she came the leading
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